The following timeline focuses on the children of Yehuda Leib and Henya Mira Peselnick. It includes their birth dates, marriages, immigration, and dates of death. Historical events that impacted their lives are shown in italics. Estimated years are shown with an asterisk (*). Dates of immigration are shown in bold and show a pattern of the husband first immigrating to the U.S. followed by his wife and children in all four cases with each family immigrating before the next family starts.1874 Isaac Peselnick born in Russia
1877 Charles Peselnick born in Russia
1883 Esther Hinde Peselnick born in Russia
1885 Philip Peselnick born in Russia
1896* Isaac Peselnick marries Celia Fitlin in Russia
1900* Esther Hinde Peselnick marries Meyer Sklar in Russia
1900* Charles Peselnick drafted into Russian army
1901* Charles Peselnick marries Beckie Gutkowitz in Russia
1903 Pogroms in Russia
1904 Russo-Japanese War starts
1904* Charles Peselnick escapes Russia and goes to England
1904 Charles Peselnick immigrates to U.S. from England
1905 Russian Revolution
1905 Pogroms in Orsha and other Belarus towns
1905* Isaac Peselnick arrives in England from Russia
1906 Charles’ wife Beckie and children immigrate to U.S. from England
1907 Isaac Peselnick immigrates to U.S. from England
1909 Isaac’s wife Celia and children immigrate to U.S. from Russia
1909* Philip Peselnick marries Etta Prusen in Russia
1910 Esther Hinde’s husband Meyer Sklar immigrates to U.S. from Russia
1912 Esther Hinde Sklar and children immigrates to U.S. from Russia
1913 Philip Peselnick immigrates to U.S. from Russia
1914 World War I starts
1917 Bolshevik Revolution in Russia
1917* Yehuda Leib and Henya Mira Peselnick killed in Russia
1919 Poland-Russia War starts
1923 Philip’s wife Etta and children immigrate to U.S. from Russia
1924 Open immigration to U.S. severely restricted
1933 Isaac Peselnick dies in the U.S.
1939 Isaac’s wife Celia dies in the U.S.
1945 Esther Hinde Sklar dies in the U.S.
1950 Philip Peselnick dies in the U.S.
1958 Charles' wife Beckie dies in the U.S.
1958 Charles Peselnick dies in the U.S.
1961 Esther Hinde’s husband Meyer Sklar dies in the U.S.
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